Small Packages

  By Gretchen Schiller “I tired, Mommy.” Three-year-old Ana Lu leaned into me and wrapped her arms around my leg. “I know, Sweetie, me too,” I replied. This was the sixth apartment we’d looked at today. Ana Lu had hit her limit two apartments ago. I hit mine six apartments ago. The landlord jostled the key and opened the door. Ana Lu froze. I knew what she was thinking. Ick. I agreed. Ick. I gently nudged Ana Lu through the threshold of the door. We had to do the obligatory walk Read more [...]

Rules for Dating?

      Who came up with these so-called rules for dating? It must have been someone with a timeline to get you in bed. You need to understand from this day forward you make your own rules! Let’s look at the Three-Date Rule which is a dating rule of thumb which states that the third date is when the decision is supposed to be made regarding whether a woman or man will consent to sex. Like many longstanding traditions, it is difficult to trace the exact origin of this term. There Read more [...]

Dating Has Changed!

  I took some time off before attempting any kind of new, potentially physical relationship. Everyone should take the time to reflect and cope with the loss of a relationship regardless of which one ended it. Some of you may have only been married a few years, and then there are others like me. On my 26th wedding anniversary, my divorce was final.   It had been 30 years since I had been a member of the dating world. So much has changed, and I began to wonder if I was prepared to start Read more [...]

Let US Learn from Peter

      Let's take a moment and think about Peter, when he got out of the boat because Jesus asked him. He put his faith in Jesus when he became afraid he started to sink. At that point, he called out for Jesus to help him even though he was afraid and sinking. The other disciples sat safely in the boat they did not take the risk to try. They leaned on the boat, and Peter leaned on Jesus. Faith let's go of the ordinary for a little while so God can do something better. Why are you Read more [...]

So Much Free Time! What Now?

After your divorce, you are probably finding yourself with a lot more free time on your hands, and nothing to fill it with. Hours spent with your spouse doing things, going places, and socializing with common friends are now yours to do what you want with them. Periods where you used to take care of conjugal affairs and obligations is now all yours. The issue is that you used to spend part of your day just being with your ex, and another part of the day doing things together, going out, and so Read more [...]

Internet Dating???…….Here’s How To Do It.

  ACCORDING to a recent survey, internet dating is the number 1 way that people look to find their love partners. Watch as we share stories of clients who have used this medium. Life Coach offices in Miami and Fort Myers, teleconference from anywhere.       Hi I am David Essel, M.S. the Author 7 books and counting, National Radio and Television Host, Master Life and Business Coach, Adjunct Professor, All Faiths Minister, Addiction Recovery Coach and International Speaker. Read more [...]

To Marry or Not to Marry- the Dilemma of Love and Marriage After Divorce

Many people who undergo a divorce take a significant amount of time to come out of the trauma. The question of dating and love does not feature on their list of priorities at all. However, with work time is a great healer and you can overcome the shock and trauma of the divorce. Then be able to embrace the happiness that love and romance can bring into a life. However, if infidelity was the cause of the divorce, it may take a little longer for a person to be able to trust a person and fall in Read more [...]

IT’s ALL GOOD? A Phrase That Destroys Motivation.

      This is one of the most over used phrases in society today. Watch as we describe the ways this one simple phrase, holds us back in life.       Hi I am David Essel, M.S. the Author 7 books and counting, National Radio and Television Host, Master Life and Business Coach, Adjunct Professor, All Faiths Minister, Addiction Recovery Coach and International Speaker. My mission is to inspire others to reach their own exceptional potential in their business and Read more [...]

A Little Motivation for 2014

    My, my it’s 2014. A New Year. Another opportunity to start again. It’s funny, because I distinctly remember a discussion with my ex after a horribly bad patch in our relationship. It centered on trying to start again, because we both knew it was impossible to start over. I think about that discussion almost every New Year because now that I am divorced, I think of this time of year as MY personal opportunity to start again. I have a fresh canvas and new colors in my life’s Read more [...]

Time to Make New Holiday Traditions After Divorce

    The first holiday season after divorce can be quite hard because it may mean it’s the first holiday you’ve spent alone. Many families have holiday traditions, and if you’re family is newly separated or divorced it can be difficult to figure out the new holiday traditions after divorce. Whether the tradition was ordering Chinese takeout on Thanksgiving, or opening presents in new Christmas pajamas-you’re lost as to what to do now that you’re alone for the holidays.   There Read more [...]